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 Island of St. Brandan.Islands of the Blessed, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Island of the Seven Cities.
 
A kind of Dixie land, where seven bishops, who quitted Spain during the dominion of the Moors, founded seven cities. The legend says that many have visited the island, but no one has ever quitted it.   1
 


 Island of St. Brandan.Islands of the Blessed, 

 
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